My life aboard a BMW R80ST

Discussion in 'Airheads' started by hardwaregrrl, Oct 6, 2012.

  1. hardwaregrrl

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    Post crash video......thanks to Jason Hill who provided the video and help, and Pete my guardian angel who picked up my bike in my last crash video.

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  2. Phreaky Phil

    Phreaky Phil Long timer

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    Hey Jenna, that looked like a nasty getoff. They happen real fast eh ! Dawn and I got spat off in Nevada on the TAT. The bars whipped around to the left and we got high sided before you could say " this is Guna hurt". Here's us dusting ourselves down.
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    Hope you recover quick and the bike is to busted up.
  3. norton73

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    Damn, that video was painful to watch even knowing you're up and around now. :cry


    But now we know why your gopro stopped moving after the crash.:deal


    Heal up and get well soon.

    And stay away from anyone that will make you laugh (like Redbud), I'll bet that will make your chest hurt. :D
  4. One Less Harley

    One Less Harley OH.THAT'S GONNA HURT

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    Jenna, great film footage there. Good thing I knew before hand you were OK , relatively speaking. Seeing you laying there motionless:huh...not good. Christian will see this and you'll never be riding again.....Hope to see you at Spring fling!
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    mark1305 Old Enough To Know Better

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    Is that video all washed out and very faint? Or is my computer messing up? I get the sound fine, but the picture is mostly a white-out.
  6. hardwaregrrl

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    I did have the camera ripped from my helmet but I did loose consciousness fôr a few seconds. Hence the memory loss. Christan refuses to watch the video.


    Went to Larisas funeral yesterday morning. Full house standing room only. Wonderful people laughing and crying. Later we had a first line in honor of her boyfriends New Orleans heritage and a wig and tu tu party?!!! She wore her heart in her hair


    Much love to you all. I'll wear a fairy wig to your death bash too
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  7. Beater

    Beater The Bavarian Butcher

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    Second picture, second from left, Amy Meachum.

    Hilarious. I've known her for 15 years. Chaos.
  8. hardwaregrrl

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    Small world.....I think everyone knows Amy. I bet we have lots of mutuals..........I wish you had know Larisa. Her boyfriend, JP, owns Vintage ATL. It's that bike shop in east atlanta run out of an airstream behind the old NAPA on Glenwood. He restores vintage bikes. This all went down at Elliot Street Pub. By the way, if you use the new iphone to navigate there, the computer voice pronouces Elliot like E.T.
  9. hardwaregrrl

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    Spare parts + Concussion=

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    Thanks Phil.....get off was a little more high speed than I would care for.....normally.:D
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    Yea, you were getting along alright. We were doing 30-40mph and I landed face first. Dawn got up first, apparently I didnt move for a bit. Rang my bell :p3rry
  11. bgoodsoil

    bgoodsoil Dare to be Stupid

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    You should ALWAYS wear that wig :D

    I'm hating these videos. That freaks me out every time I watch it.
  12. hardwaregrrl

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    SS1 I was feeling good on the first stage.
    <iframe src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/61320020" width="500" height="281" frameborder="0" webkitAllowFullScreen mozallowfullscreen allowFullScreen></iframe> <p><a href="http://vimeo.com/61320020">Sandblast SS1 2013</a> from <a href="http://vimeo.com/user8278030">jenna novic</a> on <a href="http://vimeo.com">Vimeo</a>.</p>

    Looking at the time......I was right where I should be time-wise. Behind Jason and in front of Peter.:D

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  13. Stagehand

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    :lol3

    Man i am pissed about that sand demon. No reason for your pony to throw you. You were really cruising, though. SOme say a damper is a crutch, but its a crutch I'll gladly use.
  14. bgoodsoil

    bgoodsoil Dare to be Stupid

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    Amen! I'd feel a lot safer if Jenna had one. There's a good chance that wreck wouldn't have happened with one. Its the main reason why I want a new fork. I don't think I ride well enough to notice any other suspension differences.

    That's what you should do, Jenna. Tell Christian you absolutely NEED a steering damper....for safety ya know?
  15. hardwaregrrl

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    Yeah, Kurt calls it a band aid.....well I've certainly got a boo-boo.
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    bgoodsoil Dare to be Stupid

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    Have you had any symptoms from the concussion this week? Had a chance to take the bike out for a test run yet?
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    No major symptons other than headaches. My doc said they're tension headaches from trap. muscles from the crash, so not really related to the concussion. Gave me muscle relaxers which I despise and won't take.:D I hate pills, and those things make me sleep like crazy. I haven't ridden yet other than the trip up the driveway. Bars are slightly bent but I'm gonna live with that until damper time. I'll ride it tomorrow. Wheel is tru and still balanced.:huh Forks are not twisted in the triples. Amazing.
  18. One Less Harley

    One Less Harley OH.THAT'S GONNA HURT

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    Jenna- just curious did you have the worst migraine ever after your concussion? I'm asking because yesterday I...trying to follow in your shoes....I got me one of them there concussions too (out for 5 minutes or more), the headache was worse than any migraine I've ever had. Had me blubbering like a 3 year old who had his tricycle taken away. Met up with a goat while going 50 mph, nothing broken on me, not sure about the bike gonna pick it up today. I'm prepared to ride it back, but my parents probably won't have it!!! Sorry no neat video.
  19. Stagehand

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    Holy crap! I hope youre ok!! :huh:eek1

    out for five minutes? Did you go to the hospital?
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    One Less Harley OH.THAT'S GONNA HURT

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    ambulance ride to the hospital, still a little foggy today, and sore, the head ache was worse than the muscle pain. Feels like a very bad pulled groin muscle and shoulder, full AGATT, more character marks on the Arai helmet. Getting around pretty well, every now and then a cringe from the leg pain. More worried about the $$$$$ than anything else.

    No drugs for me besides some OTC Excedrin for head,